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Influenza vaccine in pregnant women: immunization coverage and associated factors

Renato de Ávila Kfouri, Rosana Richtmann

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082013000100010

OBJECTIVES:To describe the immunization coverage of the influenza vaccine for pregnant women, and factors associated to vaccination compliance.METHODS:This is a prospective, descriptive study including 300 women who had just given birth at Hospital and Maternity Santa Joana in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Data were collected through a pre-tested questionnaire applied by a trained evaluator during October 2010.RESULTS:The mean age of mothers was 30.5 years; 231 (77%) were married; 164 (54.7%) were primigravidas; 192 (64%) had higher education; and 240 (80%) were […]